Laureldale Borough police investigate attempted luring of student on way to school

The Laureldale Borough Police Department is investigating a report of a suspicious man who approached and attempted lure a student walking to school Tuesday morning.

According to police, the report was made on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, regarding a 16-year-old female that was attempted to be lured into a vehicle on the way to school the morning of Tuesday, February 21, 2023.

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Police say the female juvenile was walking on Elizabeth Ave. in the vicinity of Rosedale Ave. in Laureldale Borough between 7am and 7:15am when a male driver operating a silver-colored vehicle, possibly a Toyota, approached her and asked if she was on her way to school. The female juvenile stated yes. The male driver said to her, “Get into the vehicle I will take you to school.”

The female juvenile refused, and the male driver drove off.

Police describe the male driver as white, approximately 40-50 years of age, no facial hair and bald. It was unknown what clothing the male was wearing since he never exited the vehicle.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Laureldale Borough Police Department 610-655-4911 (non-emergency number).

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